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Revolution is not a dinner party

a novel

1st ed.
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This edition was published in by H. Holt in New York.

Written in English

248 pages

Starting in 1972 when she is nine years old, Ling, the daughter of two doctors, struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution, which empties stores of food, homes of appliances deemed "bourgeois," and people of laughter.

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Cover of: Revolution is not a dinner party
Revolution is not a dinner party
2008, Thorndike Press
in English - Large print ed.
Cover of: Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party
Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party
December 2007, Listening Library
Audio CD in English
Cover of: Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party
Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party
August 21, 2007, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Revolution is not a dinner party
Revolution is not a dinner party: a novel
2007, H. Holt
in English - 1st ed.

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Revolution is not a dinner party

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Work Description

Starting in 1972 when she is nine years old, Ling, the daughter of two doctors, struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution, which empties stores of food, homes of appliances deemed "bourgeois," and people of laughter.

Revolution is not a dinner party

a novel

1st ed.

This edition was published in by H. Holt in New York.


Edition Description

Starting in 1972 when she is nine years old, Ling, the daughter of two doctors, struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution, which empties stores of food, homes of appliances deemed "bourgeois," and people of laughter.

Table of Contents

1.
Little flower --
Father's ponytails --
Waste is a great crime --
Bartering with Comrade Li--
Homemade ice cream and German chocolate --
"Bloodsucking landlord!" --
Will butterflies land on me? --
The terrifying birthday --
Crushed under the heel -- -- 2.
Bamboo in the wind --
Revolution is not a dinner party --
Drawing a class line --
Dark clouds --
Would I ever see him again? --
The long white rope --
Shopping with Mother -- -- 3.
Bridge behind Mao --
Angry tiger --
Too proud to bend --
Waiting for Daddy --
Howling wolf --
Pig fat --
Golden Gate Bridge --
Author's note --
Historical background.

Edition Notes

Maps on endpapers.

A Junior Library Guild selection

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.C73615 Rev 2007, PZ7.C73615Rev 2007

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24931261M
Internet Archive
revolutionisnotd00comp
ISBN 10
0805082077, 142875704X
ISBN 13
9780805082074, 9781428757042
LC Control Number
2006035465
OCLC/WorldCat
77333486

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